Women's Eyes: Being Verses Translated from the Sanskrit.
Translated by Arthur W. Ryder (Arthur William Ryder). 85 of the 100 verses are by Bhartṛhari (Bhartrihari).
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July 7, 2012
The world is full of women's eyes,
Defiant, filled with shy surprise,
Demure, a little overfree,
Or simply sparkling roguishly;
It seems a gorgeous lily-bed,
Whichever way I turn my head.
(This, however, is the best verse in the book.)